There are 7 ways to get from Newcastle to Gold Coast by plane, tram, train, night bus, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Newcastle to Gold Coast, tram  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Gold Coast (OOL) NTL - OOL
  2. Take the tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue

$58 - $262

6 alternative options

Fly Newcastle to Brisbane, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Brisbane (BNE) NTL - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$65 - $230

Train to Sydney, fly to Gold Coast  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Gold Coast (OOL) SYD - OOL

$70 - $245

Train to Sydney, fly to Brisbane, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Brisbane (BNE) SYD - BNE
  3. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$92 - $273

Train, night bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station 31 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd 163

$76 - $109

Bus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Scone Station, Coach Stop
  2. Take the bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 351 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Brisbane
  4. Take the bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd

$116 - $161

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle to Gold Coast 440.4 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Gold Coast, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Newcastle to Gold Coast via Scone Station, Coach Stop, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Tamworth, and Brisbane in around 19 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Newcastle to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Tram from Broadbeach South to Cavill Avenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $20
Standard
$18 - $23
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$16 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Casino Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Night bus from Casino Station, Coach Bay to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av to Scone Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newcastle to Gold Coast?

The distance between Newcastle and Gold Coast is 570 km. The road distance is 705 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Gold Coast?

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newcastle to Gold Coast?

The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Gold Coast is to fly and tram which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $75 - $350.

Is there a direct bus between Newcastle and Gold Coast?

No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle to Gold Coast. However, there are services departing from Newcastle Interchange, Stewart Av and arriving at Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd via Scone Station, Coach Stop, Tamworth and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

How long does it take to get from Newcastle to Gold Coast?

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Newcastle to Gold Coast, including transfers.